Cult members bury motorist alive in Lagos

A war is brewing in the Mushin area of Lagos State after some suspected cultists dragged a motorist out of a commercial bus and buried him alive. PUNCH Metro learnt that the yet-to-be-identified victim was on his way to the Oyingbo area of the state.

Govt, LUTH demolish 100 houses in Ogun

No fewer than 100 houses were said to have been demolished between Wednesday and Thursday in the Pakoto area of Ogun State. It was learnt that the bulldozers were working on the order of the Ogun State Government and the management of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, with protection from

Lagos adopts fresh strategy to handle traffic offenders

Lagos—In its bid to ensure free flow of traffic across the metropolis, officials of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, LASTMA, have been directed to adopt the system of booking traffic offenders, rather than apprehending their vehicles. The post Lagos adopts fresh strategy to handle traffic offenders appeared first on

Dickson’s Patience with Dame pays off

It was a big relief for the camp of the Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Seriake Dickson following the reported settlement of the rift between the governor, former First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan and other stakeholders.

Arepo residents lament neglect of access road

Residents of Arepo community in the Obafemi Owode Local Government Area of Ogun State, have lamented the deplorable condition of the access road linking Arepo to the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, urging the government to come to their rescue. The residents, who spoke through one of the landlords’ association ─ Journalists Estate

Roaming rates tumble as GSM firms intensify rivalry

Nigerian business executives and other frequent travellers now can save substantially on their GSM roaming bills as intense competition among the telecommunications firms force down charges across the board. Some analysts said yesterday that the development which is the fallout of mass licensing of the operators was the best to

Tribunal dismisses Wike’s objection to new chairman

Hearing of the main petition filed by the All Progressives Congress and its governorship candidate in the April 11, 2015 election in Rivers State, Dakuku Peterside, challenging the election of Governor Nyesom Wike of the Peoples Democratic Party, began on Thursday. The APC and Peterside called their first set of

Vanguard columnist, Kogbara, still missing

BARELY four days after her abduction by unknown gunmen, the whereabouts of Vanguard columnist, Dornu Kogbara, remained unknown. Kogbara was kidnapped in Nkpogu, Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State, on Sunday while driving out of her residence.

Army recalls 3,032 soldiers to battle Boko Haram

The Nigerian Army has recalled 3,032 soldiers who were summarily dismissed from the service last year for alleged offences in relation to the defunct Operation Zaman Lafiya. The Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Col.

Bulletproof cars: Dismiss Oduah’s suit, EFCC tells court

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has filed a preliminary objection to the suit filed by a former Minister of Aviation, Princess Stella Oduah, seeking court’s protection from probe. Oduah had, on August 26, 2015, obtained an interim injunction barring the EFCC from taking any action against her as regards

How APC infiltrates, works against Anambra PDP — Emeakayi

The Anambra State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has been in crisis since 1999. In a deliberate effort to end the crisis, the national leadership of the party recently conducted congresses at the ward, local government and state levels after which Prince Kenneth Emeakayi emerged the state chairman

AMNESTY: IYC lauds Buhari for payment of tuition fees for students abroad

The Ijaw Youth Council, IYC, worldwide yesterday hailed President Muhammadu Buhari’s decision to heed the calls from the leaders of the Niger Delta on the prompt payment of tuition fees and monthly stipend to ex-militant youths studying in foreign institutions. The post AMNESTY: IYC lauds Buhari for payment of tuition

Tourism investment lingers in Northern Nigeria

Despite the growing confidence in the new Muhammadu Buhari administration’ s commitment to security across the country, especially in  the north eastern part, where Boko Haram, an Islamic sect is throwing bombs, investors in the tourism and hospitality industry are still scared of starting new investments or expanding their already

Dangote cuts Nigeria cement price to boost consumption

Dangote Cement Plc, Africa’s largest producer of the building material, cut prices in Nigeria in an attempt to boost cement consumption and compete with imports. The price cuts to its 3X cement brand by N6,000 ($30.

Spurs drop Adebayor

Tottenham striker Emmanuel Adebayor has been left out of his club’s 25-man Premier League squad for the rest of the year, AFP reports. Adebayor had been expected to leave White Hart Lane before the transfer window closed on Tuesday, but Tottenham were unable to find a buyer for the Togo

5 persons feared dead as truck crushes tricycle, car, in Aba

Five persons including a tricycle rider are feared dead in Aba, Abia State, after a truck conveying beer bottles rammed into them on Aba-Owerri road. The post 5 persons feared dead as truck crushes tricycle, car, in Aba appeared first on Vanguard News.

Corruption, poor policy, hindrance to economic integration — Ecobank boss

Corruption and poor policy formulation and implementation among others have been identified as the challenges to economic integration and sustainable development in Africa. The post Corruption, poor policy, hindrance to economic integration — Ecobank boss appeared first on Vanguard News.